Security researcher successfully Jailbreak the latest version of iOS 12.4 by taking advantage of the unpatched vulnerability that has been already fixed by Apple, and the Jailbreak creates an easy way to hack any vulnerable iPhone and iPad.
Apple accidentally unpatched the vulnerability that has already patched in last Apple security update released in July and the bug was reported by a Google security expert.
Pwn20wnd (Twitter name), a security researcher who has publicly released a free jailbreak code on Github for a currently up-to-date version of iPhone 12.4.
This unpatched vulnerability not only allows to Jailbreak iOS 12.4 but it also making current versions of iOS vulnerable to hackers, and exploit the device.
Jailbreak the iPhone let you unlocking a device to install whatever you want on it which allows hackers and exploit brokers can sell it for millions of dollars but the researcher now publicly release jailbreak code on GitHub will notify to Apple to quickly patch the vulnerability.
This Apple’s accident role back for the fixed vulnerability let hackers easily exploit the vulnerability in all devices of this version (or any 11.x and 12.x below 12.3) are jail breakable, and the exploit is already available in online.
According to thePwn20wnd, a researcher who created the Jailbreak told Motherboard that “somebody could make a perfect spyware” taking advantage of Apple’s mistake.
“A malicious app could include an exploit for this bug that allows it to escape the usual iOS sandbox—a mechanism that prevents apps from reaching data of other apps or the system—and steal user data.”
Using the Pwn20wnd jailbreak, many of the users are posting a story on Twitter that they have successfully Jailbreak iOS 12.4.
Williamson, a Google security researcher confirmed that the old exploit that was once patched by Apple works on his iPhone XR.
This critical bug in iOS 12.4 that accidentally rollback by Apple let malicious hackers perform various attacks such as infecting device with malware and other sophisticated attacks.
Below video explains you about how to Jailbreak the iOS 12.4 using the Pwn20’s exploit.
This Critical security flaw could allow hackers to take over almost any Iphone or Ipad.
iPhone security experts are warning for that, the user should be careful what apps they download.
There is no other option except let Apple released an emergency update for the next couple of days till 12.4.1 comes out.
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